These sources have minimal bias and use very few loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by appeals to emotion or stereotypes). The reporting is factual and usually sourced. These are the most credible media sources. See all Least Biased Sources.
- Overall, we rate The Manual as Least Biased based on minimal editorializing of information. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record.
Bias Rating: LEAST BIASED
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Press Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
Founded in 2012 and based in Portland, Oregon, The Manual is a lifestyle news website focused on fashion, culture, food, and travel. According to their about page, “The Manual exists to show everyone how to live a life that is more engaged. Whether it be fashion, culture, food, drinks, travel, grooming, or the outdoors, we bring authenticity and authority to everything we cover. The Manual offers expert guidance and only the best insights.”
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Funded by / Ownership
Digital Trends Media Group owns and publishes The Manual. DTMG publishes several websites, including the popular DigitalTends.com. Advertising generates revenue.
Analysis / Bias
The Manual publishes original lifestyle news and information with minimal bias, such as this The top 5 last-minute gifts under $500 you can get today. All stories reviewed are properly sourced from credible outlets.
Editorially, The Manual does not publish op-eds; however, they occasionally report on politics related to their genre. Political reporting is also low biased such as this Elon Musk exposed his plans for Twitter in text messages. When reporting on national politics, they rely on credible sources and cover both sides of the story, such as this U.S. Import Ban on Chinese Region Could Lead to Resource Scarcity. In general, The Manual is fact-based and demonstrates minimal bias in reporting.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate The Manual as Least Biased based on minimal editorializing of information. We also rate them High for factual reporting due to proper sourcing and a clean fact-check record. (D. Van Zandt 12/24/2022)
Last Updated on December 24, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check
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